Many women who eat well and are aware of their body’s nutrient needs find little or no need to use dietary supplements during pregnancy. However, sometimes pregnancy its self can take a toll on a woman’s body and nutritive supplementation can be advised.
I recommend a whole food-based prenatal vitamin of your choice, and would be happy to discuss the various options that are available. Here are some examples of high quality supplements and how and when to use them.
This herb derived iron supplement is one of my favorites. It works great and has no unpleasant side effects.
Huffington Post Article on the Best Foods for Iron
A good article for Vegans on how to get enough iron from food sources Iron in the Vegan Diet
Super Foods for Vegetarian Pregnancy and Lactation
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